David Wells > Hewitsons > Northampton, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Real Estate


Partner in the Real Estate Team advising on a full range of non-contentious commercial real estate matters including sales and acquisitions, leasehold work and development work.


David trained with Eversheds in the City of London from 1999 to 2012 where he joint Tollers LLP. David joint Hewitsons as a Partner in Real Estate in 2016.


David attained a BA (Joint Honours) from The University of Nottingham in Law and Politics and an MA from The University of Warwick in Politics and Political Philosophy.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Hewitsons’ real estate practice is best known for its longstanding work with Government agency Homes England. The team assists this client with the disposal of large mixed-use developments including residential plots, commercial offices, schools and community facilities, to national house builders and developers. In addition, the team specialises in residential and commercial development projects, housing infrastructure grant funding to local authorities and landlord and tenant law. Yvette Morgan and David Wells head the practice.

East Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Hewitsons provides full-service support on all aspects of commercial property work, and while its strong profile in the Northampton market sees it attract mandates from boot and shoe manufacturers, the firm also has notable specialisms in the motor dealer, healthcare and education arenas. Work for public sector clients is another pillar of the practice. Team head David Wells has vast experience of investment acquisitions and sales (particularly in the office and light industrial sectors), and also commercial landlord and tenant matters. Marc Carter is recommended for his commercial property development expertise. Other standout individuals include Patricia Kempson and legal director Claire Howard-Amos.